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Tiruppathur is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°4′0″N 78°47′0″E / 10.06667°N 78.78333°E / 10.06667; 78.78333Coordinates: 10°4′0″N 78°47′0″E / 10.06667°N 78.78333°E / 10.06667; 78.78333
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Sivagangai
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 630211

Tiruppathur is one of the main towns in Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is capital town of Thiruppathur taluk.It is located near Karaikudi.


Thiruppathur is located in Sivagangai district on the Madurai - Tanjore Highway. Earlier it was a small village in Ramanathapuram District. It was changed from Panchayat to town panchayat. The city is connected only by Roadways. The Virusuliyar River flows through Kumangudi. Thiruppathur's Postal pincode is 630211 and Dialing code is 04577. It is 290 km from Coimbatore, 100 km from Trichy, 60 km from Madurai, and 400 km from Chennai, 50 km from Pudukkottai. Thiruppathur is located at 10°04′N 78°47′E / 10.07°N 78.78°E / 10.07; 78.78.[7] It has an average elevation of 82 metres (269 feet).


Places of Interest:

  1. Vettangudi Birds Sancentury
  2. Pillaiyarpatti Temple
  3. Piranmalai hills
  4. Tirumayam fort
  5. Marudhu brothers memorial place
  6. Siravayal Jallikattu
  7. kunrakudi Temple
  8. Thirukostiur Temple


As on 2010 there is only one Art and Science college is Tiruppathur. The college name is called APSA College.

Secondary education[edit]

AP Govt Hr Secondary School - (Boys) NM Girls Hr Secondary School - (Girls) APSA Matric Hr Secondary School - (Co-Ed) Baba Amir Badhusha Matric Higher Secondary School- (Co-Ed)